A Christian College of the Liberal Arts & Sciences

National Recognition

Top 3%


Houghton College has again earned top spots in recent college rankings released by USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report.

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Top 50 Christian Colleges in the U.S.


Houghton College has been ranked number 38 among the best U.S. Christian universities and colleges by Christian Universities Online.

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Top NY College for Teacher Education


Houghton College has been recognized as a top college for teacher education according to The Online College Database's new ranking, "Top Colleges in New York Shaping the Next Generation." The list highlights the post-secondary institutions in the state that produced the most education graduates during the 2012 school year.  Houghton ranked #74 out of the 97 colleges that made the rankings. 

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Top 20 in Nation for One Day Giving Campaigns


Houghton College has received the honor of inclusion in This Year’s Top 20 Advancement Giving Days and joining the company of top ranked institutions such as Columbia, Purdue and Colgate University. Houghton was touted by EverTrue as one of the top 20 colleges across the nation to successfully host an innovative 24 hour fundraising campaign in 2013 and 2014. Houghton’s campaign resulted in more than $740,000 from more than 1,300 donors in a single day.

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